Ruth is a Spanish dietitian, registered in the United Kingdom. She combines freelance, private industry and NHS work, and has worked for over 9 years in the field. Her main areas of work are clinical nutrition and weight loss. Her passion and specialty is diabetes care.
Ruth offers face to face consultation, depending on location and availability, but most of her work is done online via video-call platforms, email, and telephone. She uses behavioural change techniques and nutritional education as the basis of her intervention to help clients achieve the goals they are after. Exclusive and personalised packages for a more intensive intervention are also available.
Ruth has experience in…
Hospital malnutrition in NHS hospitals, UK, working in complex & general medicine, respiratory ward (including Covid19), surgical wards, high dependency units, oncology, psychiatry, neurology and endocrine health.
Weight loss in private consultancy and hospital outpatients, including obesity care and pre-bariatric surgery preparation.
Healthy eating, including sports performance.
Digestive problems in private consultation and hospital outpatients.
Corporate, doing health promotion and menu coding.
Pharmaceutical industry, working in weight management and in infant nutrition.
Volunteering in local schools, La Marató de TV3 and with NGOs like Diabetes UK, and The Pituitary Foundation.
Registrations and qualifications
Health and Care Professions Council registration, United Kingdom
British Dietetic Association registration, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate “Diabetes Best Practice”, Southampton University (Southampton, United Kingdom), 09/2016 – 07/2018
BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Blanquerna, Ramon Llull (Barcelona, Spain), 09/2007 – 02/2011
Approved provider for Aviva, AXA PPP and Vitality Heath insurance providers.
Abstract published in the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) 2014: The Implementation of a Mindful Eating Approach in a Uk Tier 3 Pre-Bariatric Service. Helen L Davie, Ruth Sebastian, Theresa Larkin-Hinds and Pratik Sufi. NLOSS, London, United Kingdom. 2014
Poster presentation and speaking guest in symposium at the 2014 congress of the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO).
Abstract published in the 2014 congress of the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO).